Colorado Butterfly Diversity
This dataset decribes the response of grassland butterfly diversity to habitat and urbanization.
Dataset Location: Ecological Archives
Site Location: Boulder County Open Space, Boulder, Colorado (40o00'54" N, 105o16'12" W)
Sites Georefferenced: No
Sampling Frequency: twice 1999 (July, August), thrice 2000 (June, July, August)
Methods: 66 sites were surveyed on sunny days in midday using a modified line-transect. Plots were 200 m diameter circles that were sampled by standerdized methods.
Issues: Sampling did not cover entire year. Butterflies not in adult state late summer were not included in survey.
Citation: J. C. Oliver, K. L. Prudic, and S. K. Collinge. 2006. Boulder County Open Space butterfly diversity and abundance. Ecology 87:1066.
Available via EcoData Retriever: No